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Production technology on wild mushroom due for patent
CAS | 2009-27-11 01:41:35 PM

A cheap method of artificial cultivation of Schizophyllum commune on coconut water and the subsequent production of schizophyllan which was invented by Dr. Renato G. Reyes, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and noted mushroomologist. This was submitted by Dr. Reyes for patent and which was published in the IPO E-Gazette, Vol. XII No. 22 on June 2009. According to Dr. Reyes, S. commune, which grows on dead logs during the rainy season is important in the pharmaceutical and enzyme industries. Its schizophyllan content is responsible for increased cell proliferation and enhanced recovery from sunburn. Also, it stimulates the body’s immune system, serves as antimalignant tumor agent and is a very good nutriceutical. The invention provides a cheaper and faster way of producing the said important mushroom species.

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